Contents: Preface: Rethinking Early Mathematics Education.
Interpreting Research About Learning Algebra. Part I: Interview
Studies. Young Children's Understanding of Equivalences. Can
Young Students Solve Equations? Part II: Classroom Studies.
Addition Operations as Functions. From Quantities to Ratio,
Functions, and Algebraic Notation. On Children's Written Notation
to Solve Problems. Discussion.
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-CHOICE, May 2007